Country Profile

State of Libya
(Dawlat Libya)

Key Facts

Date of Independence:
24 December 1951
Capital City:
Total Area Ranking:
17 of 236 in the World
Population Size Ranking:
103 of 242 in the World

The Country


Details to be added.

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National History

Summary Narrative History

Timeline – Key Dates in Libya History

Further National Information

BBC News Profile: Libya
wikipedia: Libya
wikipedia: History of Libya


Text to be added on the development of aviation in Libya.


Civil Aircraft Registrations

In the Italian colonial era civil aircraft based in Libya used the I-AAAA to I-ZZZZ, 1929-1951. Upon independence, the sequence 5A-AAA to 5A-ZZZ was adopted.

All-time Libya – civil aircraft register (5A-aaa).
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Aircraft Operators

Military Air Arms

Air Force (Libyan Air Force)
Rebel Aviation (Free Libyan Air Force)

Central Government Agencies

Government Aviation (Government Aviation Unit)
Coast Guard Aviation (Libyan Coast Guard) – no aviation unit

Public Service Aviation

Medical Aviation – an EMS/Rescue helicopter service is provided by the Air Force
Medical Aviation (Libyan Air Ambulance)
Police Aviation (Libyan National Police Air Wing)

Commercial Aviation

Air Libya

wikipedia: Airlines of Libya
The World’s Airlines: Libya

Private Aviation

To be added


Aircraft Manufacturers

None at present.

Aircraft Maintenance/Repair Depots

None known.


Civil Airports & Airfields

Airports in Libya

Military Air Bases & Airfields

Military Air Bases Listing – to be added.

On Show

Aviation Museums

Military Museum, Tobruk

Airshow Dates

Key Airshow Dates

More Information

Aviation-Related Magazines

None known.

Aviation Bibliography

To be added

Web Links

To be added.

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